dialysis

Dialysis – What To Eat & What To Avoid?

By Dr. Ramesh Rao, Nephrology A dialysis diet is a special diet that is customized for patients who are or will be starting dialysis within a short period of time. Such a diet is prepared to reduce the waste and fluid levels that keep on accumulating between the dialysis sessions so that the patient remains healthy…

Vascular Catheter – All You Need To Know!

By Dr. Tauhidul Alam Choudhury, Nephrology There are two types of vascular catheter for Dialysis: A. Non-tunneled: It usually lasts for shorter duration. It can be placed jugular, subclavian or femoral veins. It may be double or triple lumen. B. Tunneled cuff catheter: They lasts longer usually more than six months and even…

Kidney Failure: When Should You Start Dialysis?

By Dr Ashok Sarin , Nephrology Kidneys are a pair of organs that are located on either side of the spine, each about a size of a fist. The kidneys help in purifying blood by removing toxins, waste materials and excess fluids from the human body. Disorders and dysfunctions of…